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What Is a Form Builder

If you need to create great looking web forms quickly, a Form Builder is the best tool for the job. You can simply drag & drop questions and form fields to where you need them. Play with the colors and structure of your forms. The best part is th...


How to Position Fields in JotForm

Positioning fields on your forms is one of the most frequently asked questions. There are different ways to adjust field positioning on your form.1. Drag & Drop2. Shrink3. Expand4. Go to new line5. Merge to the line above6. Manage multiple fields...


Adding an Email Confirmation Field

If users mistype their email addresses, it can be very hard to get in touch with them. With the email address confirmation feature, such problems can be easily prevented.Step 1: Adding an email field. In your Form Builder, make sure you have add...


How to Create File Upload Forms

There are several ways to accept uploads on your forms each with its own ups and downs, this guide will show them all.Option #1: Add a File Upload Field to your formThis is the easiest way to allow your users to upload a file to your form, and i...


Setting up the Thank You Page

What is a Thank You Page?A Thank You Page is the final page your visitors see after submitting a form. Some people use it to give a pleasing end to the experience by customizing the page. Others use it as a tool to redirect visitors to a certain page...


How to Create a PDF Form

A PDF Form is extremely useful for sharing and compiling form documents. JotForm provides the quickest way to convert your online forms to a PDF format. Watch the short video below or look at the text instructions to quickly create your PDF form.1. G...


How to Manage Multiple Fields

To manage multiple fields, hold down the CTRL key (for PC), COMMAND ⌘ key (for MAC) to multi-select fields. You can also press CTRL + A or ⌘ + A to select all fields.A menu will appear at the top that will allow you to manage the multiple fields ...


How to Hide Form Fields

This guide will help you enable the "Hide" option in your form fields. You can follow the steps below to get started.Step 1: Opening the Properties window.Each form field has their properties option. Select a field and click the gear icon at th...


How to Clone an Existing Form from a URL

So, you want to clone a form? This article will guide you on how to do it. First, you need to copy the URL of the form that needs to be cloned, then proceed with the steps below:1. Go to the MY FORMS page.2. Click the CREATE FORM button.3. On the IMP...


How to Restore Deleted Forms

If you have a form and you have it accidentally deleted from your My Forms page, you can restore the form by following the steps below:1. Go to your MY FORMS page.2. Click the TRASH menu on the left.3. Click on your deleted form then hit RESTORE...


How to Take Pictures on Your Forms

Update: The following guide is deprecated. However, we made things easier for you. We created a Take Photo Widget where you can add it directly to your form. This enables the form user to take a picture straight from the form using their webcam....


How to Set Up a Contact Form in JotForm

Contact forms are one of the most commonly used form types. They are usually one of the fastest way for the readers to get in touch whenever they need assistance, have feedback, reports or ideas to share. Creating a contact form manually is la...


How to Open Your Form in a Popup Window

There's an embed option to open forms as a popup window. To get an idea how that looks like:🔘 Click this link: Popup Form🔘 Or this button: Popup FormThese are called Popup Windows and if that's how you want to embed a form on your web...


How to Change the Allowed File Types in the Upload Field

Users often ask which file types are supported in the File Upload field. The default file extensions are:pdf, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, csv, txt, rtf, html, zip, mp3, wma, mpg, flv, avi, jpg, jpeg, png, gifHowever, you can add or remove file types to thi...


Making the Form Background Transparent

If you want your forms to blend with your site’s design seamlessly, making the background transparent is the simplest way to achieve it. Here's a quick tutorial to show you how to do so.There are three ways to change your background color.Method 1:...


How to Find Field IDs and Names

Customizing the appearance of your fields using CSS is a common task in JotForm. Now, finding the field ID has been made easier, allowing for smoother customization of every bit of your form. Instead of using Firebug or viewing the source code throug...


How to Add a Captcha Field

What is the benefit of adding a CAPTCHA field?The answer is simple, a CAPTCHA helps protect your forms against spammers and spambots that are programmed to attack websites flooding them with tons of unwanted information by requesting that a...


Deprecated: How to make mobile friendly forms on JotForm

This guide is deprecated: Forms are now mobile responsive by default. This means no further configuration is required.Mobile web usage is mainstream. If your website doesn't display correctly on the web, you’re missing users. People are frequently ...


How to Create a Lightbox Form

"Lightbox is a JavaScript technique used to display images and other web content using modal dialogs" - From Wikipedia A lightbox form is a window that pops up when a visitor clicks on a link. It overlays the page containing the link and looks s...


How to Make Your Forms Multilingual

The translation tool helps you reach a global audience much better, as your forms can cater to a multilingual audience. It will help your visitors control the language that your form reads in, bringing you higher conversion and satisfaction rates.&nb...


How to enable geo stamping on your forms

A geo stamp could be one of the most important fields you can add to your form. A geo stamp adds geo location information each time your form is opened, stamping each response with longitude and latitude data depending on the responder's locatio...


Encrypted Forms and How to Use Them

CAUTION: The Preview Before Submit Widget will create a conflict with the encryption process and the data will not be encrypted. Please do not use this widget on your encrypted forms!An Encrypted Form offers another layer of security on top...


The Importance of Form Widths

What's so important about form widths?Imagine filling out a form that's too wide for your iPhone. It'd be frustrating, right? Well, think about your forms and your audience. Do you provide a positive user experience? Do you even know which devices yo...


How to Display a PDF Document on Your Form

There are two ways to display a PDF document inside a form. The first method utilizes the PDF Embedder Widget to display the PDF using Google Docs' PDF viewer - So, there is no need for Adobe Reader. The second is by embedding it directly using ...


Changing the File Upload Size Limit

You may want to adjust the file size limit of your upload forms to allow more than the default value. However, the situation gets complicated if you've integrated your forms with Dropbox or Google Drive.We've made a quick reference list of the upload...


Form Field Positioning

Field positioning is essential in designing your forms to match your website structure. There are times you want to keep two or more fields on the same line (side by side). Other times, fields will need their own lines. Luckily, JotForm provides diff...


Creating a Scrollable Terms and Conditions

UPDATE: We now have these cool widgets that achieve the same thing. Try them out as easier alternatives:1. Short Scrollable Terms Widget2. Terms & Conditions WidgetMost (if not all) web forms gather sensitive user data. As a website/business owne...


Adding a License Agreement to a Form

UPDATE: We now have these cool widgets that achieve the same thing. Try them out as easier alternatives:1. Short Scrollable Terms Widget2. Terms & Conditions WidgetSometimes you may need to check if a user agrees with your licensing conditions. T...


How to Create a JotForm API key

What is Jotform API Key?It is a unique value or a secret token that is assigned to Jotform users. Generally speaking, an API key simply identifies the user. It is used to authenticate users to used their information to the web services.To create your...


How to Clone an Existing Form from Your Account

Sometimes the ability to duplicate a form comes in handy. Whether you need to give separate groups the same form, to do some testing, or to make slight modifications to fit a new purpose, form cloning is a simple process if you follow the steps below...


How to Clone an Embedded Form from a Webpage

So you liked a form on a specific web page, or your client wants to preserve their old form as it was. Cloning a form from a web page saves time in such instances and JotForm makes it very easy. Take the points below into consideration before cloning...


How to Limit the Number of Selections on a Checkbox Field

On this article, we'll guide you on how to require a Minimum and Maximum number of checkboxes within a group that can be checked. For example, you may have a list of 8 checkboxes, then you require the user to select a minimum of two (2) options but w...


Where have the Power Tools gone?

You might probably ended up here if you were looking for any of the fields under our old Power Tools menu such as:  Free Text (HTML),  Hidden Box,  Unique ID, E-signature, Captcha, Image, Auto Complete, Filepicker.io (or InkF...